“Executive presence signals to others that you have what it takes and are capable of taking on the tough job of senior leadership in a demanding role.”
With executive presence, your chances of arriving at (and staying in) the C-suite as a CIO are enhanced. With presence, you demonstrate to others that you’re the real deal. As a precondition of extended success, it signals to others that you have what it takes and are capable of taking on the tough job of senior leadership in a demanding role.
Although building your executive presence is not an overnight process, you can increase it. Commit to deepening your self-awareness, achieving self-mastery, communicating well, and dressing professionally and you’ll be well on your way.
So here’s the challenge for you: What is one thing you can do today—right now—to build your executive presence?
Read the full article at: Executive Presence: The CIO’s ‘It’ Factor